Ms. Lyons has a long career in real estate and management that began immediately after graduating with high honors from the University of Texas, when she worked for First Austin Properties, one of the then-largest full service commercial real estate brokerage and management companies in Austin, Texas. At First Austin, she was employed as a research and marketing supervisor. After leaving Texas and before joining Tahiti Partners, she was employed in several positions including as the Director of Acquisitions for Western National, one of the largest privately held California apartment holders and managers in the western United States.
Geoffrey S. Payne
Mr. Payne has been acquiring, developing and managing real estate projects for over 35 years. He is also a lawyer and a real estate broker. Mr. Payne has a Bachelor’s degree in finance and was employed for several years with a multinational company in various financial management and accounting positions. During that time, Mr. Payne obtained his juris doctor from Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, and then practiced law for many years with a few significant law firms in Southern California, and was a partner in a well-known Orange County, California law firm. As a lawyer, Mr. Payne represented banks, lenders, real estate developers, family trusts and other real estate and corporate interests.
Ms. Bruce leads the Tulsa, Oklahoma, property management operations. She has worked in every capacity in apartment management, from small to very large complexes, for 25 years. She has orchestrated lease-up and management training procedures and continues to escalate income and reduce turn over in a soft markets. Ms. Bruce has worked and over seen “tax credit” properties and has profound knowledge of Tulsa Housing procedures. Ms. Bruce currently has her Oklahoma Real Estate License. She oversees all four of our apartment complexes and manages Bradford Creek Apartments.
Ms. Bruce has 14 years of experience in property management, from class A to Class D properties. She has been working with the THA, OHFA, and HUD properties and requirements for 9 years. She has a vast array of working in multiple housing markets in Las Vegas, Houston and Tulsa. Ms. Bruce currently has her Oklahoma Real Estate License and is a Certified Real Estate Manager. She currently manages Southern Hills Villas Apartments and Compass Pointe Apartments.
Ms. Lewis currently oversees and manages our Woodhollow Apartments complex.
Evolution Management Corp. has handpicked maintenance team on each property.